A warm welcome again this week to all SPRA members and readers of the SPRA Weekly News.
Again, this week the SPRA Weekly News for both members and non-members is packed full of important information.
Please note! If you are a member please ensure you have access to our dedicated ‘Members Area’ which has additional items of interest to those involved in all aspects of single ply roofing.
Another reminder for those attending the RCI show this week at MK Dons Stadium in Milton Keynes. SPRA will have a stand for all to visit to discuss any SPRA related issues, including membership for those wishing to join the association. Please note, Nigel Blacklock, Chair of the SPRA Technical Committee, will be giving a presentation on Thursday 30th September at the event.
We’d like to inform our readers that SPRA will be hosting a number of digital events this autumn, The SPRA Autumn Seminar Series. These will be short (approximately one hour) workshop or seminar type events accessible from your office or home through the Zoom platform. The dates are currently being finalised and one includes a follow up to our very successful Conference 2021 – Technical Panel, hosted by SPRA Technical Chair, Nigel Blacklock including Peter Caplehorn (CEO of the CPA) and Bill Hewlett (Technical Director of the BBA). Nigel will discuss with Peter and Bill, a number of items including CCPI, Lexicon, Certification and Building Safety. This event will take place on Monday 15th November 2021 at 2.30pm. Keep reading future editions of the SPRA Weekly News for details of all events in the SPRA Autumn Seminar Series and details of how to register.
Please also ensure you read information for members from SPRA Technical Manager, Anthony Hogan, concerning the next SPRA Technical Meeting on 12th October.
On the training front our Wind Load Calculation Protocol (WLPC) sessions start again next week for those registered to participate. Please ensure you read our item in the General Area concerning this as these sessions are open both to members and non-members of SPRA.
Training relating to SAP, SUP and OSAT opportunities and assessment is also covered in more detail in our Members Area.
New items this week include information from Build UK regarding how to sign up for the CLC’s CO2nstruct Zero Business Champions programme and the CLC’s Product Availability Group’s latest statement on the availability of construction products.
Among the extensive information from the CPA there is an opportunity to watch again, if you missed it, the CPA Webinar: Update on CA Marking. There is also information on the Public Consultation on Lexicon, and a CPA website to signpost Decarbonisation and Sustainability Programmes and Actions.
As always, hope you find the enclosed interesting and informative.
We wish all well and have a safe and productive week.
The SPRA Team